Following up on the yesterday’s blog post, we recently took a look at POMI canned tomatoes, that come in a BPA-free package. Penny, a fooducate product tester got a a test pack sent to her home and had only good things to say:
I personally liked them a lot. They make three different products: marinara sauce, strained tomatoes which I received and is similar to tomato sauce as well as chopped tomatoes. I also got a box of those and the chopped tomatoes seem to be a cross between diced and crushed tomatoes. Here’s a picture of the chopped tomatoes in the box.
The neat thing is they don’t take up as much space in your cabinet because of their shape. Bonus point for that especially if you lack kitchen space.
Here’s all the important NO’s you will find with this product: NO preservatives, added colors, GMO’s, artificial flavors, added water, salt or citric acid.
Now the most important thing of them all – how did they taste. Well, they tasted exactly like they should. They tasted like fresh tomatoes. Which is a good thing right?
Would I buy them if I saw them in the store? Yes I would. Pomi would win over other brands because of no GMO’s, the great box shape and especially being BPA free.
In case you were wondering, POMI rates high on the Fooducate iPhone app:
What to do at the supermarket:
Pomi is in the minority, as 92% of canned and packed products do have BPA in the packaging. There are some brands that are committed to being BPA-free (see yesterday’s post), but unless you see a BPA free label, assume you’re getting it. Organic does not mean BPA-free.
Disclosure: Ah, the perks of food blogging…Pomi Marketing contacted us and offered to send us samples. We had them sent to a family of volunteer testers. We did not pay for the samples. We were not paid to post this blog nor were we instructed in any which way regarding its content. In fact, we forewarned the good people at Pomi that we are skeptical and scathing of most products sent our way. If you would like to have something new and possibly tasty sent to you, why not become a Fooducate Product Tester? Just shoot us an email with your mailing address, telling us why you’d like to be a product tester. blog [at] fooducate [dot] com.